Quartz Campground - Gunnison RD

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Quartz Campground lies west of the Sawatch Mountain Range in the southern part of the mineral belt that extends north to Leadville, CO. It is a popular area for four-wheel driving. Most of the roads, that are used for recreation today, were created by mine owners over 100 years ago. Quartz Campground lies on Cumberland Pass Road, which is improved dirt and usually passable by two-wheel drive vehicles. There are 10 campsites.

At a Glance

Reservations: No Reservations. First-Come, First-Serve Camping.
Fees $10 per night per camping unit; $4 per day for day use/picnic use in a campsite; $10 per firewood bundle.
Open Season: June 5 - Sept. 29
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Pitkin, CO
Water: No water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center:  Campers are required to store food and other items in a hard sided vehicle or camping unit constructed of solid non-pliable material. Click here for more information.

General Information

Directions: Drive east on Forest Road #765 (Cumberland Pass Road) for 4 miles.

Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites 10 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

OHV Riding & Camping

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Picnicking

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Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.63761782

  Longitude : 
-106.4689944

  Elevation : 
9800

 

log cabin with red roof in meadow surrounded by aspens in leafing out in early spring

Silesca Ranger Station- one of several cabins you can reserve on our forest.


tent in woods

Just about all the shelter you need for a night in the backcountry!


fire in ring with RV in background

RV camping with many of the comforts of home!

 



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